LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Stevie Wonder, Demi Lovato and HER are among the performers who will take the stage at the Greek Theater on Saturday night in a 24-hour global concert designed to promote global fairness in the distribution of the COVID vaccine -19 as well as the effort to fight against poverty, famine and climate change.
Global Citizen Live will originate from nine stages around the world, including the Greek Theater, featuring an array of renowned musical acts and appearances by celebrities and dignitaries, including Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, who will attend New York City.
The global concert will begin Saturday at 10 am CA time and run for 24 hours, broadcast from stages in Lagos, Nigeria; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; New York; Paris; London; Seoul, Korea; Sydney, Australia; and Bombay, India.
The Greek Theater portion of the show will begin at 7 p.m., also featuring Adam Lambert, Chloe X Halle, OneRepublic, Ozuna, The Lumineers and 5 Seconds of Summer.
Those attending the concert in person will need to prove that they have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by September 10. Children under 12, who are not eligible for vaccinations, will need to provide proof of a negative PCR test within 72 hours.
The concert will be broadcast in full for 24 hours on Hulu and ABC News Live. ABC will air a flagship show Sunday night, while FX will air a special four-hour compilation Sunday afternoon. The 24-hour stream will also stream to Apple Music, the Apple TV app, YouTube, iHeartRadio, and The Roku Channel.
In April, Global Citizen presented “VAX LIVE: The Concert to Reunite the World” at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood. This event, which brought together artists such as Jennifer Lopez, Eddie Vedder, Foo Fighters, J Balvin and HER, was designed to instill confidence in COVID-19 vaccines and encourage people to get vaccinated.